LAS VEGAS – Aug. 30, 2022 – Stroll amongst villages and guilds, converse with royalty and show your true knighthood as Clark County Parks and Recreation presents the 28th Annual Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival at Sunset Park Oct. 7-9, 2022.
For more than two decades, the three-day outdoor festival has brought more than 35,000 locals and visitors together for a weekend full of authentic medieval fun as Sunset Park is transformed into a magical wonderland. The Age of Chivalry will immerse visitors in the Renaissance era with numerous villages and different guilds, activities, historical reenactments, live performances and an array of authentic period foods and beverages – truly an event that is fun for the entire family. The festival boasts more than 100 artisans from throughout the U.S. and Canada including gold and silver smiths, stained glass designers, costume makers, wood workers, toy makers, leather workers, perfume blenders, potters, armor makers and many more.
The Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $15 per day in advance for adults ($20 day of event) and $8 per day in advance for seniors ages 60 and older and children ages six to 12 ($13 day of event). Children five and younger are free. Three-day passes are available in advance for $35 for adults and $18 for children ages six to 12 and seniors ages 60 and older. The Royalty Package includes three-day admission with unlimited re-entry and commemorative T-shirt. Three-day passes and advance tickets are available through www.lvrenfair.com. The box office will be open at the festival starting at 9 a.m. daily during the fair and will only accept credit cards only (no cash accepted).
For those looking for an experience unlike any other, the festival announces the return of the Yurt Package for $699 which includes a 12x12 pre-assembled yurt, 20x20 camping space, early arrival pass, overnight camping Thursday – Sunday, one parking pass, four three-day fair passes, four festival t-shirts and four festival posters. Camp spots are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Festivalgoers have the opportunity to pick their spot on Thursday, Oct. 6 between 8 a.m. and noon. Additional camping packages and amenity upgrades are also available starting at $225. Camping can be booked online at www.lvrenfair.com.
The festival presents various shows per day along with historical re-enactments such as full-contact jousting tournaments from Imperial knights, live combat battles, no-holds-barred gladiator battles, black powder demonstrations, strolling minstrels, contortionists, magicians, storytellers, jokers, jugglers, flame eaters, belly dancers, trained parrots and pirates. Additional attractions include bow and arrow and axe target games, medieval barber and surgeon demonstrations, Princess Tea Party and storytelling, Scavenger Hunt and Renaissance guilds. Feast on a variety of food and drink offerings including traditional fare such as turkey legs, Shepard’s pie, beers, ales and more. This year’s live entertainment includes Mysto the Magi, Christy’s Time Traveler Tales, Bogtrotter’s Union, Gallows Humor, Imperial Knights Tournament of Champions, Tipsy McCraken and Bawdy O’Dare, and more.
Limited event parking will be available at Sunset Park. Overflow parking lots will be located at Del Sol High School (3100 E. Patrick Lane) Saturday and Sunday only and Cannon Junior High (5850 Euclid Street) will be available all three days. Free shuttle service is available to and from the festival grounds approximately every 15 minutes on Friday from 5-11 p.m. (Cannon Middle School only), Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Ride share drop off and pick up is located at the Sunset Administration Building (next to shuttle pick up inside the park). Guests should refrain from parking at area businesses, as they will tow unauthorized vehicles.
Patrons may bring one sealed bottle of water, sunscreen and still camera. No unauthorized vending, concessions, merchandise, literature or promotions allowed. Any participants in costume must have all related props or weapons peace tied, or those items will be denied at time of entry. No carry-in food or beverages, pets, lawn chairs or weapons (with or without permit) are allowed inside the festival area. No re-entry. ATMs will be on site and located inside each entrance gate, next to the main food court and in the vendor village.
For more information and a complete list of items of note, please visit www.lvrenfair.com, call (702) 455-8200, or connect on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. For more information on Clark County Parks and Recreation, please visit their website or like on Facebook. Text “ROYALTY” to 888111 to download the mobile app on your smartphone or tablet.
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